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19 September 2017 5:12 AM Air NZ restricts ticket sales

Air New Zealand is restricting ticket sales and will cancel some international flights as it deals with the shortage of jet fuel at Auckland International Airport. The national carrier will cancel five Australian services, two Fiji services and a return service to Vietnam tomorrow, taking total cancellations to date to 26 domestic flights, 11 trans-Tasman 2

19 September 2017 4:43 AM Airport fuel crisis make or break for National

The aviation fuel crisis caused by a ruptured pipeline has suddenly become a central issue in a tight election contest, forcing the National Government to scramble in a bid to limit impact to the travelling public and to its own vote. With just four days to go, Opposition parties piled into National with Labour leader Jacinda Ardern claiming that the failure 2

19 September 2017 1:48 AM Labour candidate's dramatic gatecrashing of English's campaign

Bill English's diplomatic protection squad kicked into gear at a Blenheim cafe on Tuesday morning when Labour's local candidate arrived unannounced and paced towards him. Janette Walker, who is standing for Labour in the Kaikōura seat, caused dramatic scenes at the BV Deli, which started with her confronting National's local board chairman about her signs 2

19 September 2017 1:33 AM Labour best to manage most issues but not the economy

A Horizon poll finds Labour is seen as better to manage health, housing, immigration, education, household income, child poverty, cost of living, welfare benefits, the quality of life and the environment. National is seen as better on traffic congestion, new transport infrastructure, retirement income, crime and the economy overall. It is weighted by age, gender 2

19 September 2017 1:23 AM Scoop Business » MBIE: Wiri terminal wouldn’t have avoided pipeline woes

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) – The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment says an alternative to the Wiri oil terminal was too expensive and wouldn’t have avoided the recent pipeline leak disrupting air services in Auckland because the leak was too close to the refinery. The pipeline between the Marsden Point refinery and petrol company-owned Wiri storage 1

19 September 2017 12:15 AM More surveillance for oyster parasite

Further surveillance of the wild flat oyster fishery in Foveaux Strait for Bonamia ostreae will begin later this month. Sampling will start in the last week of September as part of an enhanced national surveillance plan for the invasive parasite, says Ministry for Primary Industries Response Manager David Yard. Under the plan, MPI will survey the Foveaux 1

18 September 2017 8:00 PM National committed to growth for New Zealanders

New Zealanders have a clear choice this election between two very different economic directions for New Zealand – National’s plan to grow jobs and incomes and ensure families continue to get ahead, and Labour’s agenda that would take us backwards, Prime Minister and National Party Leader Bill English says. “National is ambitious for New Zealand. We have a confident

18 September 2017 2:19 PM What Does Trump Want Out of United Nations Reform?

In a preview of President Trump’s message to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly this week, National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster on Friday repeatedly uttered two words: “sovereignty and accountability.” The United States believes in the UN’s mission to promote peace and prosperity, he explained. But the world body will only be successful if it protects 2

18 September 2017 10:01 AM Trump's first speech at U.N. will focus on sovereignty and calls for reform

President Trump takes to the world’s largest stage this week. And many onstage are worried. Trump will deliver his first address Tuesday to the full United Nations General Assembly, an annual meeting that draws diplomats and leaders from 193 countries. Neither Russian President Vladimir Putin nor Chinese President Xi Jinping are coming this year. That gives 2

18 September 2017 7:52 AM Clark hits out over 'pretty communist' remark

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has hit out after a protester accused Labour leader Jacinda Ardern of being a "pretty communist" at a farmers' protest in Morrinsville. Hundreds turned out for the protest in Ms Ardern's hometown on Monday in opposition to Labour and the Greens' proposed water and pollution charges. Although it was not supposed 8